Soma Das

Born on 10 June 1980 in Kolkata, West Bengal, Shrimati Soma Das was initiated into theatre by her father, Shri Manick Lal Mazumder. She later learnt the nuances of the art of mime from Shri Niranjan Goswami, eminent guru. A recipient of a scholarship from the Indian Mime Theatre, and a Senior Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Shrimati Soma Das has performed in many prestigious festivals, and has conducted numerous workshops on mime. She formed her mime institution, Soma Mime Theatre in Kolkata for propagation of mime. Shrimati Soma Das is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2016 for her notable talent in the field of mime.